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of the G3OS, Joint Data and Information Management Panel,
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, May 28, April 1, 1998
reported to JDW on behalf of the Ad Hoc Working Group 1, a
joint group with AOPC. The group recommended that the monitoring
of GUAN and GSN be performed for temperature (including maximum
and minimum temperature) in an operational mode and for temperature,
precipitation, atmospheric pressure, and wind in a delayed
Dr Webster and Mr Searle reported on behalf of the Ad Hoc
Working Group 2. The group felt that a formal procedure would
be necessary for the data centres to participate in the metadata-related
activities and that a mechanism for the feedback from users
should be developed. With regard to the roles of JDIMP and
other scientific panels in the data management activities,
the former should overview the adequacy of procedure, dataflow,
etc., while the latter should identify data sets.
data centres in the G30S data centres workshop, recommended
to be held in 1999, should be identified by science panels.
Data set registration is closely related to the issue of "What
is a G30S data set? Dr Murray reported that the Data Management
Plan be composed of a main part covering matters of all the
three observing systems in common and three separate annexes
dealing with specific issues for each observing system. A
chapter specific to the metadata issue would be necessary.
The Plan should be consistent with the "template to guide
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